Here's how to dispose of unused meds for National Drug Take Back Day

No tracking, no questions asked during Saturday, Oct 28th event

October 26, 2017 - 5:01 pm

Kansas City, MO - Americans turned over 450 tons of expired, unused and unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications during 2016's nationwide effort know as National Drug Take Back Day.

In Kansas City, police collected a record amount - 1,510 pounds of drugs.

The goal of the effort - to prevent misuse and abuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs.


This year, there are 60 drop-off locations across the KC Metro - from Olathe to Liberty, Leavenworth to Blue Springs, and many points in between.

On Saturday, October 28th, from 10am - 2 pm, you can turn over any unused prescription and OTC medications at any of the drop off locations.

Open this link, and enter your ZIP Code to find a location here in the Kansas City Metro

According to the Kansas City Police Department, neither they, the DEA, nor any law agency will track you or the type of drugs that you drop off, and there will be no questions asked.

The drugs will eventually be incinerated.





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